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suit against the california state university system. ....i'll have a live report with the election less than two weeks away... we'll show you how the latino vote could have a big impact on election day. the last presidential debate is over ... but many people are still confused about what the polls have to say. update news starts right now. hello and welcome to update news... im rashida gilmore. and i'm bentli bejan... thank you for joining us. topping our newscast ... an anti-tax organization is suing the california state univiersity system. the group says ... the c-s-u should not be using public funds to promote proposition 30 ... which would raise some taxes to fund education. update news tim vantress is looking into the controversy and has a live report ... tim. it's election season, and professors have to be careful when speaking about issues on the ballot. the state university system is already on notice. ">>>students are seen on campus promoting election campaigns virtually every day. herlinda aguirre, president, students for quality education: "we have a possibility, we have a v
and is serving an eight year prison sentence. now to election 2012 out of a new support that find support a growing for a ballot measure that would repeal death penalty in california. it would be retroact acted for the 7125 men and women on death row right now. 45% of likely voters support the measure. 38% say they oppose it, 17% are undecided. pollsters say that they may make up their minds on sunday. >> on sunday before the election had an influence on how voters voted and i think that might actually have some impact on this election as well. >> the poll also founded found the considering, abolishing there death penalty could save the state $130 million a year. >>> california governor jerry brown made a last minute push in san francisco for his tax measure on next week's state- wide ballot. >> vote yes on 30. >> the governor made the case for measure 30. the measure would provide funding to california schools. if it fails, automatic trigger cuts will kick in costing schools something $6 billion. they said that the legislature could reverse those cuts but the governor said today that he
spotlight for a time but with the presidential election looming next week the candidates back only the move today. vice president joe biden campaigned in florida pointing out that bipartisanship can be put aside in times of disaster. >> we're all better off when everybody's in the deal together. we're all working together. so hopefully when this god awful storm and its aftermath is dealt with, hopefully when this selection over, we'll once again do what we always did as americans, work together. a long party lines. >> reporter: mitt romney was also in florida today with his own message stressing national unity. >> that's one of the great characters of our people. we come together in times of trial and this is one of those times for millions of people in our country. so do your very nest and your prayers and thoughts and your funds you can. >> mitt romney made his remarks at university of miami. florida is a key swing state in next week's election with 29 electoral votes. the presidential election is set for next tuesday. >> obama took g m&a chris -- j -- gm and chrysler. >> they're protesti
tomorrow just days before the election. ktvu's jana katsuyama is live now in san francisco where she found some signs that hiring is heating up. jana. >> reporter: from union square to time square request people about their economy and it's likely they will say jobs. one showing unemployment down and hiring up. at the boxing room just before the dinner rush executive chef simeno posted a want ad. he did not think he would get applications until a couple of days. >> it usually takes a couple of days. >> the unemployment rate has come down from 10% to 7-1/2%. >> reporter: the economy has added 3.5 million jobs. private companies hired 158,000 people. tomorrow's more extensive job report could sway soft voters just days before the election. >> it's a very close race, in a close race anything might push it one way or another. >> reporter: both parties will be prepared to spin the job's numbers. >> if you get a job's number under 100,000 the republicans will say see the economy is in real trouble. if you get a jobs number under $150,000, i think the democrats will be in recently good shape. >
: what would sandy's impact be on the election pundents on the days after the election. it could take historians months, days or years to truly sort out. >>> more than 100 tenants could be evicted from their floating homes. we'll tell you what the redwood city planning commission will do. >>> new questions tonight about >>> new at 10:00, for years the rent has been cheap and the location good. the city commission is considering the future of pete's harbor. what's at stake for the people who live there, ken wayne has the story. >> reporter: the planning commission is still meeting at this hour behind closed doors trying to figure out the future of pete's harbor and how it might affect the people who live there. it's been a fixture for more than a half a century. pete's harbor has been home to people living in their boats on rvs. >> we did this originally to try it out for a year, we've been here for seven years. >> if everybody is ejected there'll be 488 people out of 86 boats and 40 people out of 20 recreational vehicles. >> the people who live at pete harbor heaven have been able t
, they teamed up from 2007 to 2010 as part of a gang reduction task force. >>> it is hoped the election coming up in ten days will provide clarity about the status of education funding here in california. in the meantime there's only uncertainty. as rob roth tells us, it has one school posting two schedules. holway needs to take a statistics class. and she learned that her school may be offering fewer statistics team which could shut her out. >> basically have me on hold and i'm trying to finish so i can get a job. >> reporter: they've posted online a unique class schedule. the classes offered in red will be offered if governor brown's tax measure passes next month along with measure i a 28- dollar a year pass. >> the reality is, now that it may take a student beyond six years, seven, eight years or more to be able to get a seat in the classes that they need. >> reporter: students say they appreciate knowing in advance what's at stake but some fear their future is in doubt. this student wants to become a history teachers but history classes are red lined. support is declining with now less t
rolling back a lot of the advances that we made here in the city. >> she elected politics over public safety. >> reporter: olague was appointed by major ed lee after mirkarimi whod had been district five supervisor was elected sheriff. olague surprised much of city hall. >> no i do not have any regrets about my vote. >> reporter: the campaign ad is running on you tube, social media and is expected to be e- mailed to 100,000 registered voters here in the district. in san francisco, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a newly released map now shows all the areas in santa clara county that are vulnerable to earthquakes. the map was released by the state department of conservation. it was created to make planners aware of the county's most earthquake prone zones. just go to ktvu.com and click on web links to see the map. >>> and temperatures today look like these. we had lots of 60s and low 70s. here are the numbers, 70 in napa, 70 in fairfield. highs in your saturday warmer still. warmer still as we head into sunday. the thing i'm thinking about tonight, we have a lot of valley fog. we ha
@ktvu.com. you will find more there including fan slide shows. >>> now, election 2012 coverage. republican presidential nominee, romney, spent the day in iowa talking about the economy. there he told supporters that president barack obama has only quote made the problem worse. >> the president's campaign slogan is this, forward. but for 23 million americans trying to find a job these past four years feel more like backward. >>> for the democrats, joe biden hit the trail today while president barack obama spent the day in washington, d.c. >> it is always america is in decline. i got news for them. romney and ryan are -- america is not in decline you are in denial. >> biden at a rally in keep oshaa, wisconsin. the polls have the -- kenosha, wisconsin. the polls have barack obama ahead in wisconsin. >>> bay area community college is showing students how they will be effected if they fail to pass an ordinance. the classes highlighted in red will only be offered if proposition 30 passes next month. if it fails the district says it will have to cut about 100 classes at the classes in livermore i
they are released on the friday before a presidential election. president barack obama and his runningmate focused on 171,000 new jobs add to the economy. >> this morning we learned companies hired more workers in october than any time in the last eight months. >> created 5.4 new private sector jobs. >> reporter: for the first time there are now more workers in america than when the president took off in january 2009. mitt romney says look at a different number. we learned it is 7.9%. that is 9 million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than what barack obama took off. >> reporter: hiring barely kept up with the population and 12 million people can not find a job. polls show americans think the economy and jobs are the major issues this time. back to you. >>> on wall street, stocks finished lower. the dow lost way down by the insurance sector of concerns of the east coast cleanup. nasdaq fell 37. >>> executives from restoration hardware rang the opening bell as it returned to the publicly traded company. they were listed on the nasdaq before going private in 2008. share
everything from hostage situations to a large-scale natural disastert. >> election day is just ten days away and today republican nominee mitt romney made several stops in florida before hurricane sandy hits. romney said as president he will reach across the aisle and find a comprise with democrats. >> we're going to have to have an administration in washington, my team in washington that is willing to work with people across the aisle to build bridges to work with other people and come together to find ways to make america work better. >> romney heads to ohio tomorrow in a change of plans because of hurricane sandy. president obama also canceled campaign events next week in northern virginia and colorado to moniter the storm, but not before stopping in new hampshire, where he criticized romney's economic plan. >> hes has been running around saying he has a 5-point plan for the economy. turns out that's 1-point plan. folks at the very top play by a different set of rules than you do did. >> after the event the president made an unexpected shop at the common man tavern in nearby merrimack
. >>> that massive storm back east blew the presidential election. >> i'm worried about the impact on our first r esponders. i'm worried about the impact on our economy. >> reporter: president obama cancelled an appearance in florida as he oversees that storm. this is the first time in 40 years that that newspaper has endorsed a republican presidential candidate. for his part, romney today asked voters to consider those in sandy's path. >> a lot of people are enduring very difficult times, and our hearts and our prayers go to them. >> reporter: romney replaced his online fund raising efforts with links to the american red cross to help victims of the storm. he's had to cancel campaign events but intends to visit virginia after the storm passes. >>> happening now, more on that epic storm sandy which is paralyzing the lives of millions of people on the east coast. evacuations uations are under way after a back up generator has failed. also a transformer explosion is blamed on sandy. right now officials say more than 5 million people are without power across a half dozen states. a california's 129th
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